At some point in our lives, we’ve heard about the placebo effect. In medical studies, it is when a control group is given a placebo pill (also known as the sugar pill) in order to provide a comparison for the effectiveness of a new medicine or substance. The control group is told that the pills are real…

  After coming home from today’s events, I would rather curl up on my reading couch, play calming music, light up some candles and essential oils, and drink green tea, while clearing my mind of every thought. This is what I wish. But no. I come home, I need to prepare a light snack and before…

Have you ever wondered how life can be much easier if your hairbrush is not filled with hair? Researchers at the Ohio University does not want you to throw your hairbrush anymore, especially if it has tons of hair in it. The simple solution? An easy-to-clean hairbrush!

If you’ve been following my blog for some time now you know that I’ve always been sharing with you guys my love of tea. I wrote about tea benefits here and the different kinds of tea here, if you need a recap.     But what I haven’t really touched is what tea can give…

Being healthy doesn’t just include eating healthy or engaging in physical activities, it also means having a healthy sexual appetite. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, engaging in sexual activities is needed and is included in our basic needs. It ranks alongside breathing, eating, and other physiological aspects of living. Imagine that. So what can you…

I love sprinkling black pepper on my salads, especially if I think they’re too bland (even for me). So I got really curious as to what this spice actually contributes to our health and I wanted to share it with you black pepper lovers out there. Health Benefits of Black Pepper Vitamins and Minerals If…

I know that summer is sort of coming to an end, but before we all welcome autumn, here’s one more thing to enjoy and to beat the summer heat – herbal iced teas!   Meet your summer herbal iced teas! So the first thing that you’d probably ask is, what are the kinds of herbal…

Juicing has been a trend for a couple of years now and as an avid juice fan, I’ve come to realize that not all juice are created equal.   When buying a juicer, if you prefer to make your own juice, or if you’re buying packed juice, what’s one of the things that you need to…

The quintessential summer fruit, watermelon, is one of the healthiest fruits out there. And thankfully, it’s abundant this time of the year.   The Benefits of Eating Watermelon Lycopene You might start to think that tomato and lycopene are like bread and butter, so why am I mentioning lycopene without tomato? You’d be surprised to…